Himalayan Art Resources

Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery I

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"The Rubin Museum, New York, is among the top five museums in the world for Himalayan art. It has one of the finest collections found anywhere in the world. In both North America and Europe there are only a handful of museums with the same quality and breadth as the Rubin Museum.

The comparable museums to the Rubin are the Los Angeles County Museum, Asian Art Museum San Francisco, Guimet Musee National in Paris and the Museum of Culture in Basel, Switzerland.

In India, the Tibet House Museum has a comparable but smaller collection focusing on Tibetan art, as well as the Zanabazar Museum in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, again focusing on Mongolian created art.

The Rubin Museum is also the most documented and published collection of Himalayan art among all of the museum and private collections anywhere."

Best of Collection: Group 1 | Group 2 | Group 3 | Iconic Masterworks (Sculpture) | Selected Sculpture

Jeff Watt, 10-2014.

Painting Galleries:
Gallery I | Gallery II | Gallery III | Gallery IV | Gallery V | Gallery VI | Gallery VII | Gallery VIII | Gallery IX | Illuminated Manuscripts

Sculpture Galleries:
Gallery I | Gallery II | Gallery III | Book Covers | Carved Wood Blocks | Mask Gallery | Stamped Clay | Densatil Sculpture

Bhutan | Mongolia | Nepal

Arhats | Avalokiteshvara | Blockprints | Bon Religion | Mandala | Ngor Tradition | Textiles

*** The Himalayan Art Resources website cannot confirm or guarantee that all or any of these objects currently reside or still remain within the museum collection. Accession numbers and cataloguing information may be incomplete or outdated***